Charissa Brock, who works and teaches out of her studio near Portland OR, has been making artwork with natural materials since 1994. She discovered bamboo as an art material in 1999 while earning her MFA at Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, PA. Her work has been exhibited widely in the United States and is included in the Arizona State University Museum. American Style Magazine included an article about her in its April 2007 issue and she was featured on the cover of the Journal of Wealth Development. Bamboo, fused glass, stone, and waxed linen thread are used to create Charissa’s one of a kind sculptures.